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Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthCommittee on Ways and MeansIntroducedMay 21st, 2009
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Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2009
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the occurrence of diabetes in Medicare beneficiaries by extending coverage under Medicare for medical nutrition therapy services to such beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or with risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes.
Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare coverage to medical nutrition therapy services for people with pre-diabetes and risk factors for developing type-2 diabetes.